Introducing: The Smiths & Alexanders

Welcome back to Beyond the Will, where we are excited to introduce you to the Smiths and the Alexanders, made-up people with a wild accumulation of fictional (but factual) circumstances that raise all kinds of probate and fiduciary litigation issues. …

A Family History of the Smiths & Alexanders

Welcome to the story of the Smiths and the Alexanders — made-up people with a wild accumulation of fictional (but factual) circumstances that raise all kinds of probate and fiduciary litigation issues. What potential problems do you spot here? What …

Planning for Incapacity or Disability

My colleague, Hether Cahill, previously addressed the relationship between a guardianship and health care proxy and a conservatorship and durable power of attorney.  The purpose of this blog is to further explore the use of health care proxies and durable …